Aruba vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you going on holiday in Aruba? Then please take into account that certain vaccinations are recommended for Aruba, although in most cases they are not mandatory. Which vaccinations you require for Aruba, depends on your further travel plans and on the duration of your trip.

Aruba is a beautiful island in the Caribbean Sea. It has a tropical climate with year-round temperatures between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. As a result, you can visit Aruba at any time you wish: the weather is almost always pleasant. Do you visit Aruba specifically for its white beaches or do you plan some island hopping in the Netherlands Antilles? The vaccinations you require vary per island. Also, if you travel to Venezuela – or any other country in South America – before or after your stay in Aruba, you may need additional vaccinations. Besides protecting yourself against possible infectious diseases, beware of the bright sunlight and avoid mosquito bites. Dengue occurs in Aruba. Malaria is not prevalent on the island. Our KLM Health Services nurses are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Aruba and gladly advise on additional precautions you can take to enjoy a healthy holiday in this wonderful part of the Dutch Caribbean. Click here to make an appointment with a nurse.

Aruba vaccinations: what are the health risks?

Vaccines can make you resistant to various (tropical) diseases that occur in Aruba. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases on the island and read which specific vaccinations you may require.

Chikungunya

In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Dengue

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Yellow Fever - compulsory from Yellow Fever area

In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

Zika virus

In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

A healthy trip to Aruba? Prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Aruba as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Aruba? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Aruba vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Aruba? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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